Mandan News

Local boat dealer named top market

boat and marineMoritz Sport and Marine, Mandan, received the award for Top Single Market Dealer from legendary boat manufacturer, Ranger Boats, at the brand’s recently completed National Dealer Conference.

The Top Single Market Dealer award, which goes to the dealership with the highest number of wholesale purchases and retail sales in a single market, was presented to dealership owners Dave, Eric and Tim Moritz. On hand to present the award to Moritz Sport and Marine were Ranger Boats founder Forrest L. Wood, President Randy Hopper and Vice President of Sales Keith Daffron.

“Moritz Sport and Marine is vital to Ranger’s success in what’s become a key market for us,” Daffron said. “Not only do they sell a lot of boats, but they do a wonderful job of representing the Ranger brand with exceptional service to their customers.”

Family-owned and operated since opening in 1997, Moritz Sport and Marine became the first authorized Ranger dealer in North Dakota in 1998. In addition to sales and service, Moritz Sport and Marine owns three marinas in the area that contain a combined 600 boat slips, offers on-site storage along with a robust parts/accessories department.

Situated on the Missouri River with ready access to the water, Moritz Sport and Marine is located at 2540 Marina Road S.E. in Mandan. For more information, call 701-222-2000 or go online to